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Rename or drop a default empty PostgreSQL embedded database

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Rename/Drop default empty PostgreSQL embedded database

Windows

  1. Open cmd > enter: cd C:\Progra~1\WebHelpDesk
  2. Enter: pgsql9\bin\psql -h 127.0.0.1 -p 20293 -U whd -d template1
  3. If prompted for the database password, enter your database password and execute the following statements:
  4. ALTER DATABASE whd rename to whd_old;
  5. CREATE DATABASE (enter the password for the database without brackets);
  6. Exit psql tool: \q and press Enter.

Virtual Appliance (Linux)

  1. Open cmd > enter: cd /usr/local/webhelpdesk/
  2. Enter: sudo pgsql9/bin/psql -h 127.0.0.1 -p 20293 -U whd -d template1
  3. If prompted for the database password, enter your database password and execute the following statements:
  4. ALTER DATABASE whd rename to whd_old;
  5. CREATE DATABASE whd (enter the password for the database without brackets);
  6. Exit psql tool: \q and press Enter.
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